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Preventing sale/disposal of home

This content applies to England & Wales

How a non-owning cohabitant may be able to prevent sale or disposal of the home.

Beneficial interest

Situations when the non-owning cohabitant has no beneficial interest in the property, and also when they do have an interest. 

Cases where no action is necessary

Situations where no action is necessary to protect the non-owning cohabitant's beneficial interest in the home. 

Cases where action is necessary

Situations where action is necessary to protect the non-owning cohabitant's beneficial interest in the home. 

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